The new year brings new challenges for the homebuilding industry, specifically higher mortgage rates.
Refinance volume rose 7 percent for the week, spurred by HUD saying the FHA would lower its insurance premium by 25 basis points.
Small investors are getting a boost from firms using extensive data to help them become owners of rental homes in cities across the country.
Trump HUD nominee Ben Carson did promise to "not play favorites for anyone."
Final repossessions of properties also dropped overall, but did increase in 21 states and the District of Columbia, including Massachusetts, Alabama, New York, Virginia and New Jersey. Daren Blomquist, spokesman for the Irvine, California, data company, said just over half of the foreclosures that did take place were related to the housing crisis, which began in...
Caution in the new year among investors was enough to put a little juice back into the mortgage market. Here's how.
Millions of borrowers are being lifted from underwater on their mortgages, but higher rates are having negative effects.
The FHA says borrowers will save an average $500 this year.
David Dayen, The Intercept reporter and author, discusses his report on accusations of misconduct by Steve Mnuchin and OneWest during the housing crisis.
This will be the year of the smart home because the companies behind the technology will be smarter about educating their consumers.
Mortgage interest rates came down slightly to end the year, but not enough to end the bleeding in the home-loan market.
The monthly payment on some new homes is considerably higher, there is, however, a way to lower it by buying down the rate.
After watching interest rates rise for nearly two months, homebuyers and homeowners took baby steps back into the mortgage market.
Adjustable rate mortgages used to carry a stigma, but here's why they may be low-risk for borrowers now.
Builders are super confident, but they're not building more homes. There are several reasons for this.
A monthly reading of homebuilder confidence spiked 7 points in December, its first measure done after the presidential election.
Borrowers are still adjusting to a housing market with higher rates.
A great debate is going on over whether rising rates will really matter to housing.
Investors may be missing out on a good buy, especially in one fast-growing REIT sector: warehouses.
Home equity lines of credit are susceptible to a rise in interest rates, which means they just got more expensive.